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  • Can you sue your health insurance company if they refuse to cover lumbar total disc replacement despite your doctor's recommendation?

  • A whole host of treatments are available for anxiety — from cognitive behavioral therapy to mindfulness. But when it comes to panic attacks, the makers of the bcalm inhaler say that many episodes are triggered not by psychological issues but rather a physiological one: sensitivity to high levels of carbon dioxide (CO2).

  • Your health insurance policy covers treatment of illnesses, injuries and health conditions. When it comes to surgery, your health insurance provider may or may not cover artificial disc replacement surgery or may place certain restrictions and requirements on the procedure that need to be met before they approve.

  • When your doctor determines that artificial disc replacement surgery is the next course of action in your treatment plan, the next hurdle is your insurance. What happens when your health insurance carrier won't pay for your artificial disc replacement surgery? You and your doctor may have to file an appeal.

  • While many health insurance carriers still deny coverage for artificial disc replacement surgery, the inclusion list is growing, which is encouraging and is tipping in favor of more carriers covering than not.

  
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